Time Matters in a Construction Contract.

Time Matters in a Construction Contract.

Timing is everything in construction, especially if there is a “time is of the essence” and a  “no damage for delay” clause in your construction contract. Learn how these powerful provisions can benefit or hurt you on your next project. Knowing what to look for here can save you a lot of headaches. Alexander Barthet is …

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Lien Release Pitfalls

Lien Release Pitfalls

Many folks don’t understand how important it is and why legally it is essential that you read and understand what your lien release says. We’re going to discuss some very specific things you can do to increase your chances of protecting yourself when you exchange your release for payment. Alexander Barthet is a board certified …

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I Forgot to Send My Notice to Owner, Now What?

I Forgot to Send My Notice to Owner, Now What?

What happens when you forget to send out that Notice to Owner? The short answer is all is not lost. There are still things you can do to get paid. Knowing what to do can minimize stress. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He …

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Time Matters in a Construction Contract.

Time Matters in a Construction Contract.

Timing is everything in construction, especially if there is a “time is of the essence” and a  “no damage for delay” clause in your construction contract. Learn how these powerful provisions can benefit or hurt you on your next project. Knowing what to look for here can save you a lot of headaches. Alexander Barthet is …

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Top Three Avoidable Release Mistakes That You Need To Know About

Top Three Avoidable Release Mistakes That You Need To Know About

From using the wrong forms to having the wrong dates. Don’t make these 3 avoidable release mistakes.  Listen as Alex explains how to protect yourself and what you can do about it. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a …

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Understanding Construction Contracts: The Preamble & The Reference to The Contract Documents

Understanding Construction Contracts: The Preamble & The Reference to The Contract Documents

Understanding the key components of a construction contract is paramount to running a successful and profitable construction project in Florida. One basic part of any contract is the preamble, that short introduction defining many of the contract’s key variables. Another important contract term is the description of what constitutes the actual contract documents. Knowing these fundamentals will ensure …

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Construction Contract Basics & Best Practices

Construction Contract Basics & Best Practices

Florida construction contracts can be tricky to navigate. Knowing the terms you should incorporate and the provisions you should avoid can save you a lot of headaches. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in …

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Can I Stop Working If I Am Not Getting Paid (And If I Do, How Do I Get Paid)?

Can I Stop Working If I Am Not Getting Paid (And If I Do, How Do I Get Paid)?

Don’t stop working on a project until you’ve heard this.  Listen as Alex explains how to protect yourself and what you can do about it. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, …

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Construction Contract Basics & Best Practices

Construction Contract Basics & Best Practices

Florida construction contracts can be tricky to navigate. Knowing the terms you should incorporate and the provisions you should avoid can save you a lot of headaches. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in …

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Don’t Make This Change Order Mistake, Or It Will Cost You Big Time

Don’t Make This Change Order Mistake, Or It Will Cost You Big Time

Don’t make this change order mistake, or it will cost you big time.  Listen as Alex explains how to protect yourself and what you can do about it. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law …

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